'Sweeping Plans' For Revitalizing The Nation's Capital

Washington D.C. officials unveil revitalization plans aimed at generating affordable housing.

"Officials here detailed sweeping plans Thursday to revitalize blighted areas of the nation's capital in an effort to generate affordable housing and attract more middle-class families.The blueprint identifies a dozen areas outside the capital's central business district, including neighborhoods near Union Station and major universities, that would become hubs for redeveloped communities."

Thanks to Kent Strumpell

Full Story: A Blueprint for Revitalizing the Nation's Capital


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